Orange County Breeze
News of Northwest Orange County, CA
Southland Credit Union | You Can Join! | Find Out How

Yes on Measure Q | Friends for Cypress Schools | www.FriendsforMeasureQ.com




Business

August 6, 2011
 

Dr. Sherry Kropp speaks at Chamber breakfast

Printer-friendly version of this post Printer-friendly version of this post
Judy Klabouch and Dr. Sherry Kropp

Dr. Sherry Kropp, the new superintendent of Los Alamitos Unified School District, spoke to members of the Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce at this morning’s networking breakfast at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cypress.

Dr. Kropp shared information about the strength of the school district, the national recognition that the school district has received as exemplified by a Wall Street Journal article singing the district’s praises, and a list of accomplishments from last year that she looks to build upon in the coming school year.

Two technology milestones reached this year are the implementation of online attendance and installation of wireless access throughout the district.

The district’s modernization projects — about three years through a five-year timeline — are on time and on budget. McGaugh Elementary School is completed. McAuliffe Middle School and Los Alamitos Elementary School are almost done. Ground has been broken at Hopkinson and Rossmoor Elementary Schools. Planning and design have started for Lee Elementary School and Los Alamitos High School.

The hotel, located at 5865 Katella Avenue just west of Valley View Street, is currently undergoing renovations. A temporary front desk has been set up on the east side of the building. The main entrance on the west side is currently blocked off.

Pictured left to right in this post’s featured photo are Judy Klabouch, chairwoman of the Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce; and Dr. Sherry Kropp, superintendent of Los Alamitos Unified School District.

Enhanced by Zemanta


About the Author

shelley
Shelley Henderson is a reformed computer and networking geek turned freelance writer. Now she only fixes her own networks and computers. That leaves time for writing, and writing and more writing. And editing the Orange County Breeze. Shelley most enjoys visiting and finding out about local businesses to write business profiles that allow our communities to learn more about their local businesses and the people who own and run them. If you own or manage a business in our coverage area and would like to invite Shelley to write a business profile, let us know.



Subscribe to our daily morning email news update!
 
 

 
LAUSD-Walk-to-School-2014

First “Walk to School Day” a success in Los Alamitos Unified School District

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, elementary students from across the Los Alamitos Unified School District participated in the International Walk to School Day. The District has initiated this effort as a commitment to educate students and...
by courtesy
0

 
 
Letters-to-the-editor_MCS

Letter to the editor: Writing, the “forgotten R,” must be brought back

The time has come for me to write about writing – my passion, my life’s work, my hobby, the core of my educational philosophy, and right now, the largest source of my frustration with education. With No Child Left Behind, w...
by courtesy
1

 
 
Cypress College, 11th President, Dr. Bob Simpson

Cypress College President to speak to Chamber on effectiveness of school bonds

Cypress College President Dr. Bob Simpson will be the guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Residence Inn by Marriott, 4931 Katella Ave. in Cypress, at 7:30 a.m. Dr. Simpson will...
by courtesy
0

 

Subscribe to our daily overnight news summary!

 
Los Alamitos Elementary School Principal Songhie Okino at a Chamber of Commerce event in 2011. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Los Al Elementary Principal Okino honored as among America’s Best

Sunghie P. Okino is among 61 outstanding elementary and middle school principals from across the nation and abroad who have been named as 2014 National Distinguished Principals (NDP) by the National Association of Elementary Sc...
by shelley
0

 
 
science-girl_MCS

STEM conference for girls in grades 5 through 9 (and their parents)

Educational firm Upper Hand To College along with the CSU Long Beach Departments of Science Education, Engineering, and Physics and Astronomy will host a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) conference for girls in ...
by courtesy
0